World's Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge Opens -- And You Can Jump Off It

World's longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens — and you can jump off it

The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world has opened in Russia, with a 550m span. It offers breathtaking views of the Sochi landscape, but it isn't really designed for your daily commute — it is part of a skypark, and you can bungee jump off it for a 200m drop, as shown in this video.

World's longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens — and you can jump off it

Eight 52mm cables hold the bridge and the bungee platform in place and can take over 300 tonnes per cable.

World's longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens — and you can jump off it

There are several different points on the bridge from which you can bungee.

World's longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens — and you can jump off it

This short video discusses the construction.

Pictures: AJ Hackett/Facebook

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